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Melvin Dale Martin, Jr.

April 20, 1939 - July 07, 2016

In God’s ray of light, Melvin passed away peacefully on July 7, 2016 at 7:35 p.m. After fighting a tough battle with lung cancer, Melvin is now with our Lord Jesus where he has been re-united with those who have preceded him - his father and mother, Melvin and Ruby; sisters, Bonnie, Bettie, Frances, Ruby and Ara. He is survived by his sister, Patti (Dick) LeShaw, and brother-in-law Dick McBournie; children, Mel (Dee), Jim (Rosalie), Dawn (Richard) House, Jesse (Crystal), Lori (Jeff) Horn, Bobbi (John) Bridgers, Michael (Darlene) and Walter (Kate). Included in the list of survivors are the mothers of Melvin’s children, Jody Martin and Katherine Stratton. An abundance of grandchildren, great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews as well as a very large extended family are also part of the Life of Melvin Dale Martin, Jr. - The family welcomes you (our family and friends) to join us on July 17 at 1:00 p.m. for Mel’s Celebration of Life at his sister Patti’s house, A Touch of Country at 18111 S. Molter Rd., Rockford, WA. Potluck dishes are welcomed.


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